Full-Time Youth Specialist (Sunday-Wednesday)

Full-Time Youth Specialist (Sunday-Wednesday)

Are you passionate about impacting the lives of at-risk youth? Do you want a position that allows you to make a difference?

Description: Employment opportunity available at Foundation 2 Youth Shelter, a 17 bed facility that provides a safe environment for young people in crisis ages 11-17. We offer an environment which embraces Positive Youth Development and practices trauma informed care. The best candidates are flexible, team-oriented, have strong organizational skills, and have a desire to build positive relationships with coworkers and clients.

Duties Include: Interactive supervision of youth clients, healthy socio-emotional role modeling and rapport building with youth clients, ensuring shift tasks and documentation are completed, and working with other team members in a professional manner. This position pays up to $17.77 per hour with benefit dollars, and accrues 4 weeks of paid leave in the first year.

Required Qualifications:

  • Education and Experience: BA/BS degree (related field preferred) and 1 year of human service experience, or AA degree (related field preferred) and 2 years of human service experience.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and be insurable by the agency insurance policy.
  • Pass all criminal and child abuse background checks. Some computer experience required.
  • Submit a copy of college degree or transcript as required by licensure for personnel file.
  • Successfully complete required trainings within required time periods.
  • Complete a physical exam prior to the beginning of employment and every 3 years thereafter, and be free of communicable diseases as determined by a physician.

Desired Qualifications: Experience working with and compassion for at-risk youth, education or training in trauma informed care, strengths based practices, conflict resolution and de-escalation techniques.

Visit our website at www.foundation2.org, under About, Job Openings to submit your resume and cover letter.

Foundation 2 is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, political affiliation, veteran, or disability status.